Text of Proclamation of Taos, NM, City Mayor
Office of the Mayor
Whereas: The time has come to look up to heaven, voice our grief and share it with everyone; and
Whereas: Senseless loss of life, liberty and property can be diminished once we all regain a vision of world peace; and
Whereas: The United Nations 50th Anniversary Global Peace Walk began in New York City on January 15, 1995 and arrived in Taos, New Mexico on April 20, 1995; and
Whereas: The Global Peace Walk is about developing consciousness, bring back knowledge, and praying for peace; and
Whereas: The walk coincides with the 50th Anniversary of the United Nations, and the United Nation's declaration of the Decade of Indigenous People.
NOW THEREFORE, I Fredrick A. Peralta, MAYOR OF TAOS, hereby declare Taos, New Mexico a
GLOBAL PEACE ZONE
and welcome the United Nations 50th Anniversary Global Peace Walk to Taos, New Mexico.
Witness my hand this 24th day of April, 1995 at Taos, New Mexico.
Mayor Fredrick A. Peralta